Community

Four locals move on to B.C. Heritage Fair

Four Abbotsford students are among five in the Fraser Valley who have been chosen to show their projects at the provincial Heritage Fair this July in Victoria.

Laurie Shopland

Unique measure of justice: Canuck Place receives $7,000 donation

A night of drinking, a dangerous rooftop game of Twister, and a costly vandalism spree that could have ended tragically for four young adults at an Abbotsford construction site has an unexpected end to it a year later.

Laurie Shopland

Slice of Life: May 27 to June 1

DUNACH FUN FAIRDunach Elementary (30357 Downes Rd.), which closes down at the…

  • May 25, 2011
Forty students from Bradner Elementary School participated in the 92nd annual May Day event in Bradner.

Bradner May Day draws large crowd

Clouds did not deter a large and enthusiastic crowd from attending the…

  • May 23, 2011
Forty students from Bradner Elementary School participated in the 92nd annual May Day event in Bradner.

Abbotsford Hospice hosts charity golf tournament

The Abbotsford Hospice Society hosts its annual charity golf tournament on Friday, June 17 at Ledgeview Golf and Country Club, 35997 McKee Rd.

MCC thrift store, Above the Underground, to close

An Abbotsford not-for-profit thrift store is closing its doors after 15 years.

Two Yale students selected for chemistry camp

Two Yale Secondary students have been invited to attend the National Chemistry Olympiad training camp at the University of Montreal from May 31 to June 6.

History of Victoria Day

Why do we celebrate Victoria Day?It is celebrated on the first Monday…

  • May 21, 2011

Bike to Work activities on May 31

As part of the Bike to Work Week festivities, the Abbotsford Cycling Action Group has declared Tuesday, May 31 as “Bike to Work with the Mayor Day.”

Reign Valley Vixens to roll for breast cancer

The Reign Valley Vixens hold their second annual flat-track roller derby bout on Saturday, May 28 to raise money for the battle against breast cancer.

Science rocks at UFV camps

Registration is now being accepted for Science Rocks! summer days camps at…

Vertical theatre supports society

On May 28, the Goddess Movement studio will be transformed into a…

Summertime fragrance

Summertime fragrance

Summertime in our gardens, whenever it comes, should be the ultimate outdoor…

Summertime fragrance

Zajac Ranch a contender in $100,000 contest

Zajac Ranch in Mission is in the running for a $100,000 Pepsi Refresh Project grant to help send children to camp this summer.

  • May 18, 2011
Artist Jerry Whitehead works on a mural Thursday morning with Abbotsford Traditional Secondary School grade 10 students Elizabeth Seaman and Kemone Moodley. The pair were among the 20 student in the art club to spend the week working on the 40-foot mural in the school’s courtyard. It features Northern lights
Artist Jerry Whitehead works on a mural Thursday morning with Abbotsford Traditional Secondary School grade 10 students Elizabeth Seaman and Kemone Moodley. The pair were among the 20 student in the art club to spend the week working on the 40-foot mural in the school’s courtyard. It features Northern lights
James Waardenburg

Prominent Abbotsford farmer passes away

Iconic Matsqui Prairie dairyman Jim Waardenburg passed away on Saturday, after a year-long battle with lung cancer.

James Waardenburg

Slice of Life: May 24 to 31

DEMENTIA SUPPORTShaping the Journey: Living with Dementia is the title of a…

  • May 18, 2011
Painter Terry Schuetz works on the first coat of new paint along the back of Kariton Gallery. A new deck on the longtime arts gallery will be used for concerts in the park

Kariton Gallery gets a facelift

For its 40th birthday, the Kariton Art Gallery and Boutique received a make-over from the City of Abbotsford.

  • May 18, 2011
Painter Terry Schuetz works on the first coat of new paint along the back of Kariton Gallery. A new deck on the longtime arts gallery will be used for concerts in the park

Bradner hosts May Day celebrations

The community of Bradner hosts its 92nd annual May Day parade and community carnival on Monday, May 23.

Renee Angelvette

Victim Services coordinator honoured

The coordinator of Victim Services for the Abbotsford Police Department has been named the Outstanding Staff of the Year by the Police Victim Services of B.C.

Renee Angelvette
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